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The Role of Lipids in the Proliferative Signal Transduction Through p21 ras Protein

Project Description

Dr. Golubic studied the intracellular mechanisms by which dietary fat plays a role in regulating cell division. Dietary fat may interrupt a major regulating protein in cells (c-ras oncogene) allowing the cell to continue to divide uncontrollably and increasing the possibility for cancer to develop.

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